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re-excision due to atypia

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    Default re-excision due to atypia
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    A patient came in for a lesion removal and had a full excision on 09/22/09 which has a 10 day global. The path came back atypia and re-excision was recommended, so the patient came back in on 10/1/09 for the re-excision. Is there a modifier that I need in order to get this paid?

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default Look in Appendix A of CPT
    All modifiers with full descriptions are listed in CPT Appendix A.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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